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Longtime Microsoft partner Yahoo tests search with Google

Yahoo is keeping its options open and testing search with a number of partners.

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Chicago: My kind of taxing town (where The Cloud costs 9 percent more)

If you live or work in Chicago, get ready for some new cloud taxes. You'll be paying an extra 9 percent on media streaming and business cloud services...

Facebook tests a new way to show video - and make money from it

Called Suggested Videos, a new feed will appear first on iOS, showing both partner content and ads.

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PayPal to acquire money transfer service Xoom for $890M

PayPal is acquiring Xoom, an international money transfer service, in a deal that lets PayPal break into a new market worth an estimated $600 billion a year, the companies said.


Vandalized fiber optic cable slows West Coast Internet

Someone hacked through yet another fiber optic cable in the San Francisco Bay area early Tuesday.


Want an IPv4 address? Get in line

The stockpile of unused IPv4 addresses in North America has fallen so low that there's now a waiting list.`

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Zuckerberg wants to be the Stephen Hawking of social relations

What makes humans social? Facebook's CEO wants to know

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Leap second causes Internet hiccup

The addition of a leap second to world clocks on Wednesday caused some networks to crash although most quickly recovered.

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Microsoft slashes at Bing Maps and Advertising (is Lumia next?)

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wields scalpel in strategic sacrificial sales: Advertising to AOL and Maps to Uber. But what of the loss-making Lumia smartphone business?

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Google gets extra time to respond to European antitrust charges

Google managed to push the resolution of the antitrust case brought against it by the European Commission until after the long summer vacation.

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Social-media policies: You can’t say that!

The sad truth is that “That’s not what I meant” isn’t a defense that can save anyone’s job.

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Uber grabs mapping tech, employees from Microsoft

Uber is adding to its mapping smarts by acquiring technology used by Microsoft's Bing Maps, and has hired roughly 100 Microsoft employees who work on image collection and data analysis.

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Oracle seeks to simplify e-store creation, management with new Commerce Cloud

Continuing its effort to catch up in the cloud, Oracle unveiled a new software-as-a-service product aimed at e-commerce providers.

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Malwarebytes offers pirates amnesty, free license keys for premium MBAM product

If you used a keygen or crack to activate a license for Malwarebytes Anti-Malware premium product protection, then hurry up and jump on Malwarebytes Amnesty program to get a legit key for MBAM premium as it's only being offered for a...

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Is facial recognition a threat on Facebook and Google?

Photo recognition is so good on Facebook and Google that they don't even need to see your face to ID you. Now what?

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Yahoo growth stalls months after Mozilla deal

Yahoo's share gains since November from a deal with Mozilla may be a clue about whether the search company can attract more users through a just-announced contract to change Internet Explorer's and Chrome's default search through...

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Tech throws its weight behind marriage ruling with rainbows, emojis and software

When the Supreme Court issued its historic ruling on Friday legalizing same-sex marriage across the U.S., many of the biggest technology companies embraced the decision with characteristic flair through social media, on their...

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New Salesforce line helps enterprises deliver in-app customer support

An offering for SMBs is also on the way.

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